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Betty A. Ziots 1928-2021

LIBERTY — Betty A. Ziots, 93, of Niles, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Home in Liberty.

She was born Thursday, Jan. 5, 1928, in New Salem, Pa., the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Morovich Yankovich and was a graduate of Uniontown High School in Uniontown, Pa.

Betty worked at Wean Engineering in Warren and then at Delphi Packard.

A member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Warren, Betty was a person of great faith. Her devotion to the Blessed Mother, the Rosary and prayer kept her happy, content and at peace.

She enjoyed reading, watching the Steelers and Ohio State football and visiting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Betty will sadly missed by her daughter, Sandra (Lloyd) Saxon of Niles; granddaughter, Lisa (Alan) Reed of Oak Park, Ill.; grandson, Michael (Kristin) Saxon of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Kate Reed and Brayden Reed of Oak Park, Ill.; brother, Bernard (Bernice) Yankovich of Vienna, Ohio; sister-in-law, Betty Yankovich of Pompton Plain, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Ziots; sister, Mary Kmetz; and brothers, Michael, Edward and William Yankovich.

“Everyone who knew mom, loved her. She will be missed by all.”

The family wishes to thank the staff at Shepherd of the Valley in Liberty for all of their love and care.

A memorial Mass, with the Rev. Fr. Frantisek Katrinak officiating, will be offered on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church.

Inurnment will take place in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions take the form of donations, in Betty’s name, to the Restoration Fund of St. Mary Catholic Church, 232 Seneca St. NE, Warren, OH 44481.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to serving your loved ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneral home.com.

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